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Anne Marie Olson, Jacques Saint-Cyr in concert April 7 at First Lutheran Church
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First Lutheran Church, 225 S. Third St., offers the final concert in this season’s eclectic Sounds from the Sanctuary series when it presents “It Takes Two: Anne Marie Olson, piano, and Jacques Saint-Cyr, flute,” at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 7, at the church.
Olson teaches piano at The Music Academy in Rockford, where she also accompanies the Suzuki string and flute program. A performing artist for the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center in Rockford and pianist for the Jane Addams trio, Anne Marie has been a guest clinician and session presenter throughout the country. In 2008, she was the recipient of a Steinway of Chicago Teacher Grant.
Saint-Cyr also serves on the faculty at The Music Academy. He teaches at Rockford College, Rock Valley College and is a performing artist at the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center.
Saint-Cyr obtained a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Quebec and a master’s degree in flute performance from the University of Montreal. He has studied in Paris and performed extensively in Canada, France and the United States.
Together, Olson and Saint-Cyr will perform from the extensive music library of Richard Nordloff, which was donated to The Music Academy of Rockford.
First Lutheran, corner of Third and Oak streets, is in the heart of Rockford’s historic Haight Village. A large parking lot sits adjacent to the church. Street parking and nearby public lots are also available. First Lutheran is handicap accessible.
For more about the concert series, contact First Lutheran at (815) 962-6691.
Posted April 3, 2013